Recent Calls
Sun. Feb 7th 2016
Griffin Pond Road CO Activation

2-7-16 - 0114hrs - Station 2 units were dispatched to the 400 block of Griffin Pond Road in the Township for a reported CO de...

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Mon. Feb 1st 2016
Busy End to January for Station 2

1-31-16 - A busy January ended with several calls for Chinchilla Firefighters.  At 1502hrs, Station 2 units were dispatc...

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Sat. Jan 30th 2016
Possible Structure Fire in Newton Twp

1-30-16 - 0659hrs - Station 2 units were dispatched to N. Sekol Ave. in Area 8 (Newton Twp.) for a possible structure fire. C...

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Thu. Feb 4th 2016
Haz Mat Class Rescheduled for 2-20-16

We have rescheduled the Bucks County CC Haz Mat Operations (6hrs) Refresher at the CHC for Saturday Feb. 20th starting at 8:3...

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Wed. Feb 3rd 2016
Ice Fishing Safety!

A quick reminder to those planning to ice fish this season! Please remember that the ice on most lakes and ponds in our area ...

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Tue. Feb 2nd 2016
Annual Pizza Sale Begins Friday February 12th!

The 2016 Chinchilla Hose Company Annual Pizza Sale will start on Friday, February 12th and run every Friday during lent until...

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Chinchilla Hose Company

Of

South Abington Twp. PA

Proudly Serving the Abingtons since 1956


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Our Annual Pizza Sale starts this Friday February 12th, and runs every Friday during lent!  Visit our Facebook event for complete info!

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Established in 1956, the Chinchilla Hose Company has been serving our area for over 50 years. Located on Shady Lane Road in South Abington Township, our main station houses Fire, Rescue and Ambulance services. Station 2-A is located on Fairview Road and houses an engine, brush truck and foam trailer. Responding to over 1,200 fire, rescue and EMS calls per year, our dedicated volunteers work to protect the township and surrounding areas as firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

Please continue to browse our site!  Questions can be directed to Fire Chief Sean Connolly at Chief2@station2fire.com or 570-586-5726.

 
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News Headlines
Thu. Feb 4th 2016
We have rescheduled the Bucks County CC Haz Mat Operations (6hrs) Refresher at the CHC for Saturday Feb. 20th starting at 8:30 AM. All are invited. To register, please email Asst. Chief PJ Hughes at Chief2A@station2fire.com.
Wed. Feb 3rd 2016
A quick reminder to those planning to ice fish this season! Please remember that the ice on most lakes and ponds in our area have experienced ice melt and will continue to lose thickness over the next several days as forecast temperatures remain above freezing. Always remain vigilant for factors tha...
Tue. Feb 2nd 2016
The 2016 Chinchilla Hose Company Annual Pizza Sale will start on Friday, February 12th and run every Friday during lent until Good Friday. Red ($12), White ($13), & White broccoli ($13) pizza will be available for take out from the Shady Lane Road Station from 2pm till 7pm. Orders can be placed ...
Fri. Jan 15th 2016
Last night the members of Chinchilla Hose Company participated in our monthly in house training. Last night was basic ropes and rigging taught by Chief 2B (Pehonich) and Chief 2 (Connolly). We had a great turn out from our members. Thank you to all who came and all are welcome to join us on the 2nd ...
Fri. Jan 8th 2016
ALL CHC members should follow the procedures listed here to complete the mandatory background checks for Child Abuse and PSP Criminal HIstory.The deadline for submission to Asst. Chief Hughes is 7/1/16 in order to comply with PA House Bill 1276: Background Checks for Volunteers http://yourfirst...
Recent Calls
Sun. Feb 7th 2016
2-7-16 - 0114hrs - Station 2 units were dispatched to the 400 block of Griffin Pond Road in the Township for a reported CO detector activation in a residence with occupants reporting an odor and evacuating.  Rescue 2 responded with Chief 2A (Hughes) aboard along with Chief 2(Connolly) ...
Mon. Feb 1st 2016
1-31-16 - A busy January ended with several calls for Chinchilla Firefighters.  At 1502hrs, Station 2 units were dispatched to I-81 NB at MM 194 for a possible bus fire.  Chief 2 (Connolly) and Engine 2 responded to the scene.  Chief 2 arrived on scene and advised the Engine crew that...
Sat. Jan 30th 2016
1-30-16 - 0659hrs - Station 2 units were dispatched to N. Sekol Ave. in Area 8 (Newton Twp.) for a possible structure fire. Chief 2A (Hughes) responded to the scene along with Engine 2 (Captain 2 Snyder and Past Chief Santarsiero aboard).  Scranton Engine 7, Scranton Truck 4, Car 21, Rescue 95 ...
Sat. Jan 23rd 2016
1-23-16 - Station 2 was dispatched to I-81 South for a two car MVA.  At this time we are referring all inquiries to publicly published news stories due to multiple fatalities.  Our condolences to the family and friends of those involved.
Thu. Jan 21st 2016
1-21-16 - 1648hrs - Station 2 units were dispatched to I-476 at MM 131 Northbound for a two car motor vehicle accident. Chief 2 (Connolly) responded to the scene along with Rescue 2 and Ambulance 2-8.  Units arrived on scene to obtain patient refusals and provide traffic control until the wreck...
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PSFA Participating Dept.

 The Chinchilla Hose Company of South Abington Township particpates in the Pennsylvania State Fire Academy Participating Department program. The program is to recognize those organizations that support, promote, and encourage their emergency response personnel to voluntarily certify within the Commonwealth’s Certification Program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner. The Department encourages our Firefighters to voluntarily certify within the professional standards programs administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.

Currently the Chinchilla Hose Company is recognized for having over 50% of it's active members certified within the professional standards. We are 1 of only 2 Departments in Lackawanna County to be recognized for the 50% participation level.

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Chinchilla Hose Company of South Abington Twp. PA
113 Shady Lane Rd
Chinchilla, PA 18410
Non-Emergency: 570-586-5726
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